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  • adj. Not harvested

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Examples

  • Menas, telling him that he was to lie in the harbour, always pretending that he waited for some cargo not yet forthcoming, such as unharvested corn, or whatever was convenient, until we appeared again.

    The Wanderer's Necklace

  • The Bible itself provides ample examples of laws that modify the unbridled rights of property owners: we are commanded to leave the corners of our fields unharvested, and to harvest our crops but once.

    Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson: Supply And Demand Isn't Enough

  • The Torah teaches us this value repeatedly, providing fair business practices (just weights and measures), communal set-asides for the widow, orphan and the stranger, and the commandment to leave the corners of the fields unharvested so that the poor can feed themselves in times of scarcity (pe'ah).

    Elissa D. Barrett: To the Righteous, Wealth Is a Greater Test Than Poverty

  • Small weeds turned into flowering triffids, couch grass spread out from the paths to colonise the beds, crops went unharvested.

    How we nearly lost the plot

  • With an estimated 80% of endangered species located on private land, most of the cost has been borne by individual citizens in the form of timber left unharvested, homes left unbuilt and fields unplowed—to say nothing of the legal fees incurred by owners who battle for the right to harvest, build or plow.

    The Politics of Protection

  • Sure, food is wasted starting on the farm: Annually, approximately 7 percent of crops goes unharvested.

    Maria Rodale: Got Dirt? Give Thanks

  • The larger problem for farmers is that the crackdown will scare away workers, leading to labor shortages that leave unharvested crops rotting in the fields or cause growers to leave the U.S. for Mexico or Central America.

    Republican Overregulation

  • A preparatory test ahead of the official examination of the safety of rice in Nihonmatsu, a city about 30 miles west of the stricken power plant, found that a sample of unharvested rice contained 500 becquerels of cesium per kilogram, the maximum permissible level, the Fukushima Prefecture official said.

    High Radiation Found in Japanese Rice

  • Finally, he started walking toward the cross-trail to the field for some still unharvested corn, and I knew now was the time.

    Your First Deer With a Bow

  • More than one-third of Florida's Valencia orange crop went unharvested, Regelbrugge said.

    The Smoot-Hawley Fence, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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